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  • The Changing Image of Affordable Housingby Ulduz Maschaykh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architectsâ?? and communitiesâ?? commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the private building sector, it stresses the importance of... more...

  • Courtyard Housing for Health and Happinessby Donia Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95

    Health and happiness are fundamental to human quality of life. The United Nations World Happiness Report 2012 reflects a new worldwide call for governments to include happiness as a criterion to their policies. The Healthy Cities or Happy Cities movement has been endorsed by the WHO since 1986, and a Healthy House or Happy Home is a critical constituent... more...

  • The City Crown by Bruno Tautby Matthew Mindrup; Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95

    This book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Tautâ??s early twentieth-century anthology Die Stadtkrone (The City Crown). Written under the influence of World War I, Taut developed The City Crown to promote a utopian urban concept where people would live in a garden city of â??apolitical socialismâ?? and peaceful collaboration... more...

  • Bouwstenen uit de Recente Geschiedenis van de Stedelijke Ontwikkelingby T. van der Pennen

    IOS Press 2016; Not Available

    Deze publicatie is een bundeling van essays, foto?s en persoonlijke verhalen over de geschiedenis van de stedelijke ontwikkeling. Markante momenten passeren de revue; vanaf de vroeg-naoorlogse wederopbouw met zijn grote stadsuitbreidingen, via de stadsvernieuwing in de jaren zeventig, het verval in de stedelijke uitleggebieden in de jaren tachtig,... more...

  • Retailising Spaceby Mattias Kärrholm

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Over the past few years there has been a proliferation of new kinds of retail space. Retail space has cropped up just about everywhere in the urban landscape: in libraries, workplaces, churches and museums. In short, retail is becoming a more and more manifest part of the public domain. The traditional spaces of retail, such as city centres and outlying... more...

  • Designing the Ruralby Joshua Bolchover; John Lin; Christiane Lange

    Wiley 2016; US$ 39.95

    The rural is not what it used to be. No longer simply a site for agricultural production for the city, the relationship between the rural and urban has become much more complex. Established categories such as rural /urban and village/city no longer hold true. Rural and urban conditions have become increasingly blurred, so how can we identify and distinguish... more...

  • Are Cities the New Global Leadersby Michele Acuto

    Wiley 2016; US$ 16.50

    We live in an urban age. From Shanghai to Johannesburg, Delhi and Rio, millions of people move to the city each year. Are we seeing the rise of a new ‘urban’ order? Will cities soon become the new global leaders? In this timely and compelling book, Michele Acuto cuts through the hype to offer a cautious and nuanced view of the role of... more...

  • Buildings Are for Peopleby Bill Caplan

    Libri Publishing 2016; US$ 25.99

    Buildings are for People: Human Ecological Design offers a new approach to the process of conceiving architectural design, one that considers the interactions of the built environment with people and the natural environment.The book exposes our visceral and experiential connections to buildings, and how buildings intervene directly with our ecosystem,... more...

  • Cultures of Glass Architectureby Hisham Elkadi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    When designing, architects are responding to and creating a relationship between identity, culture and architectural style. This book discusses whether the extent of the use of glass facades has increased, or indeed enhanced, the creation of meaningful place-making, thereby creating a cultural identity of 'place'. Looking at the development of perceptions... more...

  • Design Guidelines in American Citiesby John Punter

    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 32.50

    This book is a study of design initiatives and policies in five US West Coast cities – Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Irvine and San Diego – all of which have had particularly interesting experience of relevance to urban design practice in Britain and other countries. more...